Dalyan is a haven of peace and tranquility. There is an abundance of nature, storks, kingfishers, owls, reed warblers, river and sea turtles to name a few for those of you that are nature lovers. If you are interested in history there are the Lycian rock tombs and the ancient city of Kaunos with the amphitheatre and ruins to explore. For thos wanting just relaxation there is the Turkish bath just a 5 minute walk away from the apartment and various beauty parlours around town where you can have treatments. Althernatively there are the mud baths just across the river, which you can tie in with a boat trip and BBQ lunch on a liesurely day. Dalyan market runs every Saturday, Kocegiz market can be reached by boat on a Monday and is much larger and more typically Turkish. Ortaca market can be reached by Dolmus (bus) within about 20 minutes every Friday.
The apartment is situated on the first floor accessibly by stairs and has 2 bedrooms that sleeps 4 people. One double bedroom and one twin bedroom both with mozzy nets, air conditioning and fitted wardrobes. There is a power shower in the bathroom, an open plan living room / kitchen and 2 balconies. There is a well tended shared garden and large swimming pool with just 3 other apartments in the block. The pool is filled at the start of May and closes at the end of October. There are stunning mountain views in this peaceful area of Dalyan.
The apartment is finished to the highest standard and includes every amenity to ensure that your stay is a relaxing and memorable one. There's an open plan lounge with corner sofa and dining table, along with a well equipped kitchen with oven, hob, kettle, toaster and washing machine, iron and ironing board. There is a cd / tape player with a random selection of old tapes you are welcome to play and a collection of books you are welcome to read. The apartment is just 10 minute walk into the centre of Dalyan and the river where you can enjoy a liesurely cruise down to the stunning Istuzu beach. .
Bed linen, bath towels and hair dryers are provided. Please bring your own beach towels. The cost of cleaning and laundry at the end of your stay is included within the prices quoted for renting the flat. Additional cleaning mid holiday will be an extra cost.
This is a no smoking property
The nearest airport is Dalaman. Return transfers from Dalaman to Dalyan cost £60 return in a private car and can be arranged through my property manager that is available in resort. They also offer a car hire service for £170 a week including transfers to and from dalaman airport. For flights I start my search by looking at www.skyscanners.com for best available flights from your local airport. You will need £10 per person at Dalaman airport to buy a multiple entry visa for 3 months.
The apartment is situated down an unmade road, quite usual in Turkey, about a 10 minute walk from the town centre, market and river. Istuzu Beach a nature conservation area protecting the breeding grounds of the sea turtle can be reached by Dolmus (bus) within 20 minutes or by boat, a 30 minute leisurely cruise through the reeds along the river. The local Turkish bath is just a couple of minutes walk from the apartment. If you are interested in Golf, there is a Golf course at Sarigerme just a 30 min drive away.
All bookings are handled by the owner Claire. A deposit of £100 per week will secure your holiday and the rest in full 4 weeks before you travel. Cancellation refunds: Up to 8 weeks – no cancellation charge. 4-8 weeks – 50% of rate refunded. 2-4 weeks – 25% of rate refunded. Less than 2 weeks – no refund.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 shower room|
|Nearest beach||Istuzu beach 5 km|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Dalaman|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Air conditioning, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (1), Single Beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
|Access||Not suitable for wheelchair users|
Situated in the easter part of the Mediterranean Sea, Dalyan is situated along the turquoise coast of Turkey. The resort is loved for its climate, unspoilt river and mountain views, Istuzu beach is a long peninsular of golden sand and a protected nature reserves where the sea turtles to come and lay their eggs. There are mud baths, river and lake cruises, the historic ruins and rock tombs of Kaunos to explore and breath taking scenery. For those wanting to bag a bargain the bustling market in Dalyan every Saturday or Kocegiz and Ortaca nearby will give you the opportunity to see a traditional Turkish market and the chance to buy branded items at a fraction of the price at home, making Dalyan an ideal holiday destination for families and experienced travellers alike.
The apartment is situated about 10 min walk away in the town centre. There is a mini market just a few minutes walk from the flat and several large supermarkets. You can buy large drums of water for about £4 that are delivered to your door by scooter.
You can travel to Ortaca by Dolmus (bus) taking about 30 mins for the market on Friday. Kocegiz Market has a co-operative boat trip running on Monday for about £10 which ties in a trip to the mud baths on the way back.
Gocek for the 12 island cruise is only about a 40 minute drive and Fethiye about 1 hour.
Olu Deniz about 1 1/2 hours drive.
Dalaman airport is about a 40 minute drive from Dalyan, but is not easily accessible by public transport.